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Huitzilac is a city in the Mexican state of Morelos. It stands at and at an altitude of 2,561 m. (8,402 ft.) above sea level.

The city serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name. With a 2010 census population of 4,568 inhabitants, it is the second-largest city (locality) in the municipality, after the town of Tres Marías .

The municipality reported 17,340 inhabitants in the 2010 census.

The name is a Spanish-language adaptation of a Nahuatl toponym meaning "in the water of the humming-birds".


  • The municipality 1
    • Towns and villages 1.1
  • External links 2
  • References 3

The municipality

The municipality is one of 17 municipalities that border Mexico City. It borders the capital city's southside boroughs of Milpa Alta and Tlalpan.

Towns and villages

The largest localities (cities, towns, and villages) are:[1]

Name 2010 Census Population
Tres Marías 6,160
Huitzilac 4,568
Coajomulco 2,089
Real Montecassino 364
Fraccionamiento Sierra Encantada 349
Total Municipality 17,340

External links

  • Hutizilac municipal government website Accessed 31 October 2008.
  • Hutizilac Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México, INAFED. Accessed 31 October 2008.
  • Photos and Information


  1. ^ 2010 census tables: INEGI
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